Old New Zealand: Being Incidents of Native Customs and Character in the Old Times

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Sacrifices were often made to the war demon, and I know of one instance in which, when a tribe were surrounded by an overwhelming force of their enemies, and had nothing but extermination—immediate and unrelenting—before them, the war chief cut out the heart of his own son as an offering for victory; and then he and his tribe, with the fury of despair and the courage of fanatics, rushed upon the foe, defeated them with terrific slaughter, and the war demon had much praise, and many men were eaten.1

1 [Maning, F.E.n/an/an/an/a,] , by a pakeha Maori, 134–135 (Smith, Elder and Co. By permission).

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Chicago: "Old New Zealand: Being Incidents of Native Customs and Character in the Old Times," Old New Zealand: Being Incidents of Native Customs and Character in the Old Times in Primitive Behavior: An Introduction to the Social Sciences, ed. Thomas, William I. (New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1937), Original Sources, accessed April 3, 2020, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=N6ILNHIF7NRJ9FJ.

MLA: . "Old New Zealand: Being Incidents of Native Customs and Character in the Old Times." Old New Zealand: Being Incidents of Native Customs and Character in the Old Times, in Primitive Behavior: An Introduction to the Social Sciences, edited by Thomas, William I., New York, McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., 1937, Original Sources. 3 Apr. 2020. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=N6ILNHIF7NRJ9FJ.

Harvard: , 'Old New Zealand: Being Incidents of Native Customs and Character in the Old Times' in Old New Zealand: Being Incidents of Native Customs and Character in the Old Times. cited in 1937, Primitive Behavior: An Introduction to the Social Sciences, ed. , McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., New York. Original Sources, retrieved 3 April 2020, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=N6ILNHIF7NRJ9FJ.